3 Ways to Get Thought Leadership Out Front

One of the first pieces of advice I share with new clients is, “You can’t be a thought leader if you don’t want to think.” Too many companies believe they have a strong, unique, and provocative point of view when, … Continued

Making Peaks Higher by Building Momentum

Business may be going gangbusters for you while clients seem to be taking up just about every last second of your time, and your staff’s time, and you’re not worried about keeping your website updated or promoting your work. Developing … Continued

Tips and Tricks for Growing Your Social Media Following

Every company should have a social media presence on at least one, if not multiple media platforms. For B2B, the most relevant are LinkedIn Twitter, Instagram, and (possibly) Facebook (more about that in a future post). But, simply having an … Continued

Earned Media: Maximizing Value for Growth

You get quoted in an article that’s published in your target media outlet. You’re excited and hope that it will generate a large amount of traffic to your corporate website and that the phone will ring off the hook. You’re … Continued

KalvinPR Goes to AOL/Makers

Inspiration is found in any number of places. While we can spend hours every day in front of a computer, sometimes it’s best to hear about how others are channeling a vision into something absolutely amazing. That’s what I found … Continued

Lessons from Matrix 2014

I had the special privilege of accompanying Christiane Amanpour, Host of “Amanpour,” a nightly interview show, and Chief International Correspondent for CNN International, to this year’s New York Women in Communications Matrix Awards. These awards hold a special place in my heart because … Continued

Beyond the Price Wars – Part 1

Discovery I get about one to three emails or phone calls per month from a design firm and this is how they start the conversation: “We are the best kept secret in the design world.” I will tell you that … Continued